Vasant Panchami is mainly dedicated to Goddess Saraswati and celebrated as her birthday across the country. She is the Goddess of knowledge, music, art, science and technology. She is worshipped on this day and hence called Saraswati Panchami.
People worship Goddess Saraswati to get enlightens with knowledge by removing their lethargies, sluggishness and ignorance by her blessing. On this day, children are taught to write the first word traditionally. A ritual is performed for children marking the learning process and it is called Akshar-Abhayasam. Usually, school and colleges perform the puja in the morning to get the blessing of the Goddess.
Vasant Panchami celebration marks the ending of winter and arrival of spring season. In this season, the mustard plants blooms producing a theme of yellow color. Traditionally, it is considered a good occasion for the people to start new project with the blessing of the Goddess.
Special ritual is performed dedicated to Goddess Saraswati in this occasion. Mahatyagi Sewa Sanstha is organizing a special Saraswati puja in Shri Ram Hanuman Vatika Temple on 24th January 2015. The ritual will be performed by our Mahatyagi Maharaj ji in the temple. Hymns will be sung along with kirtans in temple in praise of Goddess. Special program will be organized for the children in the premises. Free food will be distributed to the devotees from bhandara on this day. Participate in this occasion with your family to get blessing of Goddess Saraswati.